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balkman and myth romney to leave florida before the voting began. even perry was already in michigan ahead of the final tally speaking to the gop faithful on mackin yao island. >> i will guide this country with a deep, deep rutter. >> reporter: romney who traveled to the resort by ferry steered clear of the statement. the massachusetts governor and son of a former michigan governor, told reporters why he can be the first republicannominee to carry the state in nearly a quarter century. >> one of the key reasons i'd be competitive in michigan and hopefully win michigan if i were the nominee in part because of the name and reputation that came from my mom and dad. >> reporter: so many political experts say the straw poll won't do much to change the candidates position nationally. they may need to rethink their positions now that herman cain has won in florida. cbs news, new york. >> if you're look to go buy a house, now is the time. what the fed has done to mortgage rates to try and stimulate the economy. >>> well, big changes in store for our warm indian summer pattern of last week as we se
the house's on friday. >>> and a michigan straw poll over the weekend, romney registers just over 50% of the vote with the texas governor finishing far back in second place with 17%. perry also finished a distant second in saturday's florida straw poll to businessman herman cain. cain with a surprising 37% of the vote with perry's 15%. romney finished third in florida with 15%. perry had been considered the front-runner until his disappointing performance at thursday's gop debate. what does this mean for the gop race? we'll ask herman cain live when he joins us right here on "american morning" at 7:40 eastern. >>> president obama is keeping the focus on his jobs plan. after a fund-raiser in seattle, the president will attend a series of evens in california today beginning with a town hall. live at the white house, dan lothian is here to tell us more. >> reporter: about 250 people expected to be at that town hall. we're told the questions will be posed by members of link'd in, also the ceo of that company will pose questions to the president. the focus of that town hall will be on the
s the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from michigan, mr. camp, and the gentleman from michigan, mr. levin, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from michigan. mr. camp: i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, this bipartisan legislation which renews the nearly 40-year-old generalized system of preferences is a vital part of a robust trade agenda, an agenda that makes american companies more competitive and increases american exports. g.s.p. is an important tool for boosting economic growth and job creation. just last week we learned that on the whole there were zero jobs created in august and that the unemployment rate remains above 9%. over the next several weeks, congressional republicans will bring several bills to the floor that will address the shortage of american jobs and help promote job creation. this legislation is an important component of that effort because g.s.p. is critical to the competitiveness of many american manufacturers. having more competitive american companies means creating an
football, eastern michigan is in michigan taking on the wolf reens. dry. michigan state is in south bend taking on notre dame at 3:30 right here on nbc. 67 degrees there. the brake light of the tigers auburn at clemson in death valley today 69 degrees. cloudy skies, a breeze and a risk of a little light rain there. colgate is in hanover, new hampshire -- >> big green. >> john's alma mater. the dartmouth green -- >> deep green. we don't really have a mascot. >> big green. there's the game of the day, top ranked oklahoma fifth ranked florida state in tallahassee under the lights. 8:00 kick off, 80 degrees. >> wow. must be nice to be in florida. >> got to win this one. if we get past this one i'll be at the ou/missouri game cheering on what will hopefully be an undefeated team. it's going to be close. >> thanks, chuck. >>> it is 9:50 right now. they used to be division rifles. >> that's right. when the redskins take on the cardinals tomorrow the matchup will be just as heated. >>> up next, we'll take a look back at a skins/cardinals gapes all fans will remember fondly. ♪ ♪ [ male announ
. the former massachusetts government mitt romney defeated the competition in a michigan state of the union troll but the governor romney was been in michigan. and now, shannon is live in washington. you were in florida talking with the straw poll voters. what drove them to herman cain. >>reporter: a combination. a lot of folks told us they were disappointed in rick perry's debate performance but others responded to the barn burner speech that herman cain gave after the debate. he says people like his ideas. >> the establishment and all of these other people they will have to get out of denial and recognize that my message is what is resonating with the people who are beginning to actually cast a vote. >> the other candidates that spent quite a bit of money in florida, herman cain rented a bus and drove around and talked to people. >>trace: the frontrunner, how are they going after each other today? >>reporter: a new video and rick perry is pointing out the differences that romney has between his hard back book, no apology, and the paperback version which deletes a controversial line about
, and traverse city, michigan. thunderstorms in the southwest from flagstaff to denver. >> 80 in salt lake city. 82 in boise. 70 in seattle. dallas 99. omaha 86. detroit 91. 71 in boston. 79 in new york. 80s from new orleans to miami. >>> and more federal help is on the way to vermont's flood zone. president obama has approved some major disaster aid for storm survivors in addition to the emergency relief that femem is providing as well. crews have made progress though in the meantime, repairing roads and restoring electricity knocked out of course by irene just a few days ago. view in vermont have ever seen damage like, this including coffins washed out of cemetery grounds. >>> on new york's long island, crews are working 16-hour days to restore power to the 500,000 people who lost it after irene blew through there. there are still just under 100,000 homes and businesses waiting for the power to come back on. the power company crews will work through the holiday weekend until everyone is back online. >>> and the mysterious death at a san diego mansion has been ruled a suicide. the body of rebe
america. and i want you to know, we will not let michigan become a right -to-work-for-less state. we will defeat financial martial law for fighting together, standing together and winning together. i'm proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit any time, any place. god bless you and happy labor day. and now i'm very pleased and honored to introduce a woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women whose -- who's lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior, our friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. >> thank you, thank you, thank you. all right. >> all right. how's everybody? is labor in the house? labor in the house? happy labor day, detroit. [cheers and applause] >> it's great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, president rich trumpka and all of our union leaders and my former congressional colleagues that are also here. give them all a round of applause, please. [applause] >> and of course it's s
-runner's status this weekend. mitt romney won michigan straw poll by a 3-1 margin over perry. now, romney's father served as michigan governor in the '60s making the son somewhat of a home state favorite. in florida, herman cain took top billing. he drew twice as many votes as perry, with romney in third place. cain says he won because voters are beginning to notice his 999 tax plan. here's how he explains it. >> my plan is bold because it throws out the tax code and imposes a business flat tax of 9%, personal flat tax of 9%, national sales tax of 9%. it replaces all of the taxes that people are now having to grapple with and it provides search engine to the business community which is what they're looking for in order to grow this economy. >> governor perry jumped into the race for the gop nomination. that was just six weeks ago. instantly topped the polls but critics say that perry's debate performances have been kind of shaky, leaning to some doubts. >>> well, in 3 1/2 hours we're going to get new details on the washington monument and perhaps when it's going to reopen to tourists. it's been cl
ri are in michigan on mackinaw island but before rick perry departed the sunshine state he spoke to a prayer breakfast of republican activists and made it clear thesis there has to be a kind of candidate not necessarily skilled in debating but firm in his conviction, casting himself as such one. listen to this. >> americans are looking for in a candidate, they are looking for an authentic principled leader. [ applause ] >> think about it. you have seen what happens when our country chooses leaders who emphasize words over deeds. >> . >> reporer: as i said earlier, a number of candidates had an opportunity to speak today. each of them making their pitch why they belong in the oval office but also making a pitch for whether they want their name bhecked off in this ballot. here is a little bit of the speech earlier today. >> when you cast your ballot at this straw poll, send washington on mechblg. they are ready for a problem solver, not another politician. they are ready for solutions. they ready for solutions. that is what the united states of america, the premium of ready for. se
to know that we will not let michigan become a right to work for less state. [applause] we will defeat financial martial law by standing together, fighting together, and winning to gather. i am proud to stand with my brothers and sisters from detroit anytime, anyplace. god bless you and happy labor day. [applause] now i am very pleased and honored to introduce the woman who stands with working people every single day, a real warrior for working men and women who has lifted up the department of labor so that it works for working families again and again and again and again and again. please welcome our warrior and friend, the secretary of labor, hilda solis. [applause] >> thank you. all right, how is everybody? is labor in the house? [applause] happy labor day, detroit. [applause] it is great to be back in the motor city and especially with my good friend, r,ich trumpka and all of our union leaders and a former congressional colleagues also here. give them all round of applause, please. [applause] and of course, it is so exciting to be here with you in detroit. the auto industry is roar
the years. >> should be fun at college football notre dame the papers this week against 15th ranked michigan state public losses to florida and south michigan. maybe what they will regret when the bowl invitations come out fourth quarter tommy rees gives lead if nortretre dame could hold on turnovers have killed them 10 first 2 games not killed confidence. batt but i think we have a chance to be a really good football team we are not i get that so, i did not see any need to make any drastic moves or changes we are going to continue to do what we have been doing and we have got to get our players and coaches to play better. >> tough game for them should be easier for northwestern on the road at army moving to 2-0 at the army gives up points by the truckload. burned them for six touchdowns in the opener they are a tricky team and pat fitzgerald will not undersold them in any phase of the game. discipline toughness is a county that are the presents triple option attack at double the defense schematically a challenge fundamentally a challenge physically and mentally challenged. going to have
. they are bleeding. i need someone here now. >> no kidding. eric chapel was driving through monroe, michigan, with his two sons when his volvo stationwagon suddenly blew up! investigators say the bomb was planted in the middle of the car. his sons suffered bad burns but they're expected to be ok. motive for the attack -- not known. a car bomb on a volvo. >> forget about empty nest syndrome. one man having a real life case of failure to launch. >> as long as you're up, son. >> come on, pop. you two have fun. >> you live with your parents? >> is that a problem? >> watch that movie on vacation, it's fantastic. just like his character, a man in italy is refusing to move out from a childhood home and now his parents are threatening a lawsuit to evict him. they say his 41-year-old son has a great job and fully capable of living on his own. let he continues to live with them rent free demanding home cooked meals and fresh laundry almost every day. what? 41? change the locks! something. >> well, by the way, for terry bradshaw not to win an emmy for that performance or an oscar, that's anti-fo
of weekend straw poll votes. front-runner rick perry came in a distant second in both michigan and florida. mitt romney won the michigan straw poll. that's not particularly shocking since romney was born in michigan and his father was a michigan governor. the big surprise was in florida where underdog herman cain pulled off a stunning upset. cain got 37% of the vote in the presidency five straw poll. perry only got 15%. we'll talk it over in our "fair game" segment next hour. >>> one of two fullerton, california police officers charged with beating a homeless man to death entered a not guilty plea today. man well ramos is charged with second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in connection with the july 5th death of 37-year-old kelly thomas. we've been following this case here on the show. prosecutors say the homeless man begged for his life as ramos and another officer tasered him an beat him. the judge has scheduled a november 4th pretile hearing for ramos. that is the same day as a scheduled hearing for the other defendant, who entered a not guilty plea last week. >>> back now t
these american soldiers returning home from wars overseas. this from michigan: >> what's it like right now, just to finally have him in your arms? >> it's amazing, it's awesome. you know, being over there, i just tried not to think about it, because i had a mission to do, so actually being home now, being home, you know, kind of hard to describe. so i'm just really happy. bill: that's the picture of the day, isn't it? look at that. national guard troops in michigan just finishing a seven-month deployment in the war. martha: all right. this is not so great. we've got those bad jobs numbers that came in from august, zero jobs added in the month of august, and add one group in america, black americans, struggling to find work is really a standout in terms of the bad situation here. mike tobin is live on that for us in chicago. hi mike. >> reporter: hi martha. you mentioned the zero job growth and national unemployment figure, but they only get worse among african-americans. if you look at the number of black americans unemployed, that figure is about 17 percent, the unemployment figures are a litt
. these are issues rick perry will get the signal on. he and mitt romney are in michigan now. but the noise from florida is loud. herman cain's common sense conservativism with his 9-9-9 jobs and economic plan has gotten the attention of the sunshine state. it will echo around the country and particularly for rick perry. he'll have changing of policies or at least adjustments to make in the wake of this defeat. to come in with less than half of herman cain's support is a serious blow. he and mitt romney have a serious race ahead. fundraising after straw polls is key after long-term success and whether or not herman cain has staying power. now herman cain is at the top of the straw poll in florida and that means he's going to be on the top of the minds and mouths of republicans across the country in the days ahead. >> arthel: carl, it just makes it all so exciting. thank you, we'll talk to you later. >> rick: we will have is a lot more analysis of the results out of florida. the surprise win for herman cain and what's going on with romney and perry and the rest of the gop field? that's coming up
money for a solar plant in texas. congressman upton wanted five clean energy projects in michigan. representative cliff stearns asked for a battery manufacturing plant in florida. these requests for funding came from the same program that have been discussed being cut the last two days. i ask unanimous consent to insert this in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. slaughter: i urge all of my colleagues to stand by your beliefs. if you thought the bill was wrong yesterday, there is no reason to think the bill is better today. virtually nothing has changed. i urge my colleagues to oppose this rule and flawed bill and reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves. the gentleman from california. mr. dreier: i would like to say when ms. pelosi was speaker of the house of representatives, my friend from rochester was chairman of the rules committee and hurricane katrina was offset. i urge my colleagues to offset and i reserve. ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, i yield three minutes to the gentleman from massachusetts, a member of the committee on rules, mr.
away. the fire burning for nearly a month has scorched 100,000 acres. parts of wisconsin, michigan and illinois are shrouded in gray, smoggy haze. and people with respiratory problems are being urged to stay indoors. >>> wet on i-70, from columbus, indianapolis. i-75, from cincinnati to knoxville. and i-40, from nashville to oklahoma city. flooding on i-15, from l.a. to salt lake city. and i-10, 25 and 40 across the southwest. >> and if you're flying, airport delays are possible in memphis, denver, salt lake city, las vegas and phoenix. >>> in other news this morning, an 8-year-old autistic boy has been found alive and well after running away from his school and spending more than 24 hours lost in the san bernadino mountains. >> he doesn't respond well to strangers. so, searchers had to play recordings of his father's voice and favorite music. rescuers say he immediately thanked them. >> we're in shock. he said thank you. >> he doesn't talk a whole lot. >> and then, he knew what to say. >> and we're so thankful and grateful for all the heroes behind us. >> joshua was air-lifted to
states with the fewest big disasters? maine, michigan and ironically this week at least, vermont. clearly mother nature doesn't always follow government statistics. and the locusts? they have to go somewhere. john berman, abc news, new york. >> thanks for watching tonight. we're always reporting on abcnews.com. and check out "nightline's" exclusive interview with marc anthony later. ll see you tomorrow on "gma." have a good night. >>> investors ratchet up their case against a man accused of a ponzy scheme. >> and solyndra may have broken the law when it sent home without job autos protesters targeted bart now goes to battle in courts. tonight the pleas to a indictment. >> and a foreclosure crisis hits home for this woman, who could wind up homeless if the bank won't modify her loan. >>> good evening, a major class action lawsuit has been filed and could turn out to be the largest securities fraud in state history. >> it's a story first broke last week, thousands are out more than $700 million and dan noyes is live with the latest in this case. >> we told you fbi and sec are investigating
... the relative humidity 49% the water temperature on like michigan is 71 degrees ... the pollen counts are extremely high ragweed it is in the moderate range ... looking at the maps i am showing you the range and temperature drops ... and here are the local temperatures in the high sixties to low '70's ... and the wind temperature and speed ... 71 degrees at midway airport ... there was a high yesterday for 86 degrees ... the forecast is for the focal whether to tighten its grip and the next couple of days the first nighttime 40 degree temperatures will be here two weeks earlier than last year ... this is like october weather ... the coolest warnings will be thursday and friday ... there's a storm coming off the west coast and the cold there is pouring south word from canada a front is moving south ... the jet stream buckle's goes way to the arctic and endives down into the united states calling us off dramatically ... the high pressure is enclosed by all of these pressure lines you see on the map the brighter colors are where the wind is stronger ... and north wind will be blowing f
for lobster, cars and ice cream. the three states with the fewest big disasters? maine, michigan and ironically this week at least, vermont. clearly mother nature doesn't always follow government st statist statistics. and the locusts? they have to go somewhere. john berman, abc news, new york. >> thanks for watching tonight. we're always reporting on abcnews.com. exclusive interview with marc anthony later. i'll see you tomorrow on "gma." have a good night.
by authorities in michigan on the 10th anniversary of the september 11th attacks simply because of her appearance, she says. shoshana who is half jewish was one of three people removed from a denver to detroit flight. the 35-year-old mother says they didn't know each other. >>> 20 hour insurgent attack in the heart of kabul ended this morning. afghan police killed six insurgents by the time it was over. they had taken over a building which was under construction so they could fire on a u.s. embassy and a nato compound. the assault which started tuesday, left seven afghans dead including four police officers and three civilians. no nato or u.s. embassy employees were hurt in the attack. >>> the families of two american hikers say they're overjoyed the men may soon be released from a tehran jail. an iranian court tuesday set bail at a half million dollars each for shane bauer and josh fattal. the two along with their friend, sara were arrested on spying charges. she was released on bail last year. >>> the u.s. government is beefing up its testing of e. coli in meat to prevent food borne illness. th
there are all these strings attached. host: michigan. joel is an educator. what kind are you? caller: school board member . kudos to the gentleman before who talked about how our students learn. i would like the administration to take a look at the expert on education and what it takes to educate our students. second of all, we keep looking at federal money in this new proposal to help fund schools. the problem with federal money is, for example, title 1, the food and nutrition bill had never been fully funded. school districts subsidize to make up for the money the federal government is not sending to the school districts. if the federal government met their obligation and fully funded programs, the districts would have plenty of money left over to hire and keep teachers on instead of every year taking money out of our budget to subsidize the subsidies that the federal government isn't sending us. it is time to fully fund these programs, ida, title 1, food and nutrition, etc. 3, it is time for the administration and congress to meet with school board members. every year we go to washington,
:21. it was a bazaar scene on a michigan lake. how a fishing trip turn under to a rescue mission. >>> weather is in the forecast for your weekend. we are dealing with a little bit of gray. when the gray will be gone and when the sunshine will arrive we'll take a look coming up. (laughter) sorry i'm late, i was in the 16th century looking for pete's pen. (laughter) guys, guys. take it easy, ok? pete's mom is videochatting me, and she wants her pen back! ok, alright, well. i just got one. so... yeah, you've got a little... yep, i can feel the wet patch. don't look at it. when it's on your mind, it's on ebay. who should get it? i really love jennifer. yeah, she's great. yeah. yeah. kyle's got that thick head of hair. and that should be rewarded. ok, moment of truth. on "three," say which kid you love the most. oh, fun, yeah. 1...2...3... jennifer. jennifer. whoa. wow. ha! she's so pretty. yeah. or, we give it to kyle. it's really all he's got. [ male announcer ] switch to at&t u-verse and record four shows all at the same time. just $29 a month for 6 months. at&t. >>> father and
away their money. host: let's go to griffin, independent in michigan. caller: i keep hearing about the secretary of warren buffett. i do taxes. i figure if the secretary has a standard deduction, she would have to have an income of 90,000 a year. that would equal his 17.4%. using the word secretary, which is 50,000 on average at best in michigan and using that as an example is very disingenuous. i would like to hear it stop. host: we have a comment on twitter. echoing a the sentiments of a caller a moment ago. caller: i think it is unfair as far as the taxes that the rich pay, which is really nothing. i do not know if anyone has ever watched, because my grandkids watched the sweet 16 parties. it is nothing for them to spend $100,000 for their kids parties and then on top of that really expensive cars. the rich do not fight wars. their children do not go to fight wars. they should pay extra, because we are making them safe and allowing them to have their free will and the expense of the lives. and they can appear -- paid $20,000 for a pair of shoes. it is unfair. that could be a sal
, michigan. good morning to you. this is a special edition of "new york post." go-ahead. you are on the air. caller: this is brian, calling about the 9/11 incident. i still believe it was an inside job. i have been studying every piece of footage i could get my hands on for the last 10 years. my conclusion out of my research is that it was a distraction. the buildings coming down, the two tower is coming down was a distraction. host: what happened to the people on board those flights? caller: there is true that they were let off somewhere else. host: caller, i'm one to stop you there. we're not going to spend the morning dealing with things that are completely fiction. we will deal with the facts and get your comments and reflections. caller: good morning. it is nice to speak with you today. can you hear me? hello? good morning? host: go ahead. caller: my memory is of september 9, 2001, c-span. i called during the 7:00 hour. you had a speaker who was advocating for the closure of overseas bases. i called in to voice my opinion that those overseas bases should not be called -- closed, that o
and minnesota and northern michigan and into vermont, new hampshire, and maine. they've been seeing that the last couple of nights. this morning we've got a clear sky. the sky is flooded with moon light rather than an aurora. right now it's clear at reagan national. temperatures at 69. it's just a rather humid this morning. there might be a little light fog in some of the rural areas, and we've got a light southwesterly breeze. now, the view from space over the last 12 hours showing one decreasing line of thunder showers. pennsylvania now that's gone. we've got a clear sky here across virginia, maryland, the district, and west virginia. weather watchers reporting bright moonlight all around from the eastern shore into the mountains. way out here in the midwest, you're watching in hd, you can see this. we've got showers and thunder showers coming into illinois and indiana. that's ahead of a cool front that will be arriving here later this evening. right now it's a pleasant morning this september morning. temperatures now are down near 60 in fairfax and montgomery and prince george's
something. i will tell you, if the president of the united states is going to deliver a speech in michigan saying civility is important and this is, bla, bla, bla. i know it's 80 after the hour, but we are going to say it. the president has the responsibility to treat both sides the same. listen to jay carney yesterday saying what? >> jay took it seriously. yes. this was the official -- >> nothing to say. >> i understand that there is a ritual in washington that you know, somebody says something and you link the associations and everyone with an association with him or her has to avow. mr. hoffa speaks for himself. he speaks for the labor movement. the president speaks for himself. i speak for the president. >> interesting this is the same white house that rush limbaugh stands for what he saids. glenn beck for what he said. fox news for what they said. jim cramer and "mad money" for what they have said. they have used that pulpit to go after people when they say irresponsible things. >> his choice of words is bad. i don't know what's wrong with saying that. it makes more of an issue. hold
she won't. nevada has the highest unemployment rate. there you go. california. michigan. south carolina. and the district of columbia. not a state obviously. these states many of them key presidential battlegrounds. another thing to watch, this one soon will come to a presidential debate near you. texas. the governor of texas is a candidate for president. his unemployment rate went up last month as well as he travels the country saying he is the best candidate to create jobs. but nationally is the big question. what can be done here in washington? is there anything the president has proposed that can help or are the answers maybe not in washington but out there in corporate america? let's get some perspective now from a man who has spent a lot of hours of late exploring the jobs question. his special, "restoring the american dream: getting back to work" airs sunday night at 8:00 here on cnn. i'm glad our colleague fareed zakaria can share some insights with us. first i want to break it in two parts, the debate in washington and the debate out there in what i'll call the real wo
is not a be-- >> if you can't win in the heart of new york city, how are you going to win in michigan and colorado -- >> if you look at the record the last couple years democrats won the majority of the special elections. it didn't mean nothing to us in 2010. i think we put too much weight on that one district. and in the end the president, look -- this is where james is right. the president and the white house, they're going to have to do a better job of communicating. clearly republicans have been winning the communication battle. i don't think there's a democrat in town who argue that they haven't been. >> quinnipiac poll out today, virginia one of the states the president won. everyone said, wow, the democrats won virginia. disapproval now, 54%. 40%. even california, look, the president is going to carry california unless everything goes south in november 2012. for the first time his approval rating in california is under 50%. 46%. so james, i think you're saying look at these numbers and mr. president even if you think you're right on the policy, you have to do something? >> well
know that there is a new michigan university this morning? >> i thought i felt something. she was crowned last night in brazil. >> miss universe 2011 is listed. 25-year-old lopez is the miss universe, beating out 88 other women for the title. the second runner up was brazil. >> who knew that she was in. >> she looks great. >> yes. she has the name.
an energy and commerce sub-committee. republican fred upton of michigan chairs the full committee. >> in this time of record debt, i question whether the government is qualified to act as a venture capitalist, picking winners and losers in speculative ventures and shelling out billions of taxpayer dollars to keep them afloat. >> suarez: a top official at the energy department jonathan silver said the green tech loan program is about more than just solyndra. >> this isn't picking winners and losers; it's helping ensure that we have winners here at all. we invented this technology and we should produce it here. the question is whether we are willing to take on this challenge or whether we will simply cede leadership in this vital sector to other nations and watch as tens of thousands of jobs are created overseas. >> suarez: but a report in today's "washington post" added fuel to the fire. it said internal e-mails from the office and management and budget showed concerns that the loans were granted t quickly. in one, an unidentified aide wrote: republican steve scalise of louisiana s
and how it represented its finances to the government. republicans fred upton of michigan and cliff stearns of florida issued this joint statement yesterday: "with taxpayers potentially on the hook for this half billion- dollar bust, it's time to sound the alarm about the remaining $10 billion in loan guarantees set to expire september 30." here's a quick timeline now. back in september 2009, solyndra secured this loan guarantee from the department of energy. in march last year, the company's auditor pricewaterhousecoopers said it had quote substantial doubt about solyndra's ability to continue. just two months later though president obama visited solyndra touting it as the model for clean tech business. this past february, though, there was a restructuring of the deal with the department of energy and then last month the company suddenly announced its shutdown, laying off 1100 workers and filing for bankruptcy. so a lot going on here. you know, the top two executives here the ceo and the cfo of solyndra were invited to be in front of the panel this morning but said they could not
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